Trial delays continue in Weslaco hotel bribery case

McALLEN — After four hearings in as many months, things remain at a standstill in the federal bribery case against a McAllen hotelier and...

Weslaco mayor seeks to continue city’s upward trajectory in annual address

WESLACO — From baby steps to taking flight, Weslaco has come remarkably far in the six years since David Suarez was first elected mayor...

Fuentes wins Precinct 1 handily; Villarreal pulls off Precinct 3 upset

BY DINA ARÉVALO AND FRANCISCO JIMENEZ STAFF WRITERS WESLACO — David Fuentes won a decisive victory in his re-election bid for Precinct 1 Hidalgo County Commissioner, defeating...

Sheriff takes Democratic nomination

EDINBURG — Hidalgo County Sheriff Eddie Guerra received more than twice as many votes as his most ardent opponent Tuesday night, according to unofficial...

Man pleads guilty to fed gun charge while awaiting trial for murder in state...

McALLEN — A man who is currently awaiting trial for murder in state district court appeared in federal court March 2 to plead guilty...

Former La Villa detention center staffers plead guilty to bribery

McALLEN — Two former employees at the East Hidalgo Detention Center in La Villa have reached deals with federal prosecutors, pleading guilty to accepting...

Cardinals drop KOC championship game

BY CLAIRE CRUZ STAFF WRITER MERCEDES — The La Villa Cardinals were facing a team well-versed with success in the Knights of Columbus Tournament championship game...

Mercedes May election draws 12 candidates

After a year filled with tense and sometimes raucous public meetings, a total of 12 people have cast their names in the hat seeking...

High-ranking Defense Department official tours Donna border wall

McALLEN — The man in charge of managing the U.S. Department of Defense’s budget arrived last Monday morning to tour the ongoing construction of...

Donna Lakes murder suspect released from jail

The teenage suspect in the January death of a 19-year-old man was released from jail Saturday, Hidalgo County jail records show. Carlos Julian Contreras, 17,...